azedarach


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azedarach

(əˈzɛdəˌræk)
n
1. (Pharmacology) the astringent bark of the chinaberry tree, formerly used as an emetic and cathartic
2. (Plants) another name for chinaberry1
[C18: from French azédarac, from Persian āzād dirakht, from āzād free, noble + dirakht tree]
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Noun1.azedarach - tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruitsazedarach - tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree
genus Melia, Melia - type genus of the Meliaceae: East Indian and Australian deciduous trees with leaves resembling those of the ash
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Cytotoxic limonoids and etranortriterpenoids from Melia azedarach. Chem Pharmaceut Bull 1995; 43: 1171-5.
En matrices de origen natural se ha presentado con los metabolitos de naturaleza fenolica aislados de la planta Melia azedarach activos contra varios hongos patogenos de importancia medica y agricola (Carpinella et al., 2003) y la combinacion sinergica de eugenol con cinamaldehido en el control de hongos que degradan la madera, con mayor efectividad que los metodos convencionales de control usados.
Sangwan, In vitro effects of leaf extracts of Melia azedarach on mortality of Haemonchus contortus.
Especies como Acacia melanoxylon, Hedera helix, Acacia caven, Geoffroea decorticans, Prosopis nigra, Ulmus procera, Platanus occidentalis, Junglas nigra, Eucalyptus globolus, Tilia europea, Abiesalba, Larix decidua, Melia azedarach, Fraxinus spp., Cupressus arizonica y Morus spp.
Cytotoxic azadirachtin-type limonoids from Melia azedarach. Phytochemistry 42, 709-712.
It is worth mentioning those regarding Cedrela montana (Carrizoza and Serra no, 1997), Cedrela fissilis (Da Costa et al., 2002), Melia azedarach (Handro and Floh, 2001), Azadirach ta indica (Soneji et al., 2001) and Cedrela odorata and Swietenia macrophylla (Valverde et al., 1998).
Though, more than 350 oil-bearing plant species have been investigated to explore their potential for the synthesis of biodiesel, but very few are found to be the potential feedstocks like Melia azedarach [11, 12], Eriobotrya japonica [13], Jatropha curcas, Azardirachta indica, Pongamia pinnata, Moringa oleifera, rubber seed, neem, silk cotton tree, tall oil and microalgae [1].
Producao de paineis aglomerados homogeneos e multicamadas de Melia azedarach (cinamomo) e Pinus taeda com diferentes teores de resina.
Black drongo used roots of some grass species and branches of mulberry Morus alba and dharek Melia azedarach, eucalyptus branches were also present but in small quantity/number.
In the present work, Melia azedarach (Meliaceae) known for its high allelopathic potential is used to investigate its bio-pesticide capacity on the common model used in bioassays: Raphanus sativus (R.
A Azmi, Toxicity of Melia azedarach (Bakayan) root extract (B-R) against ladybird beetle (Coccinella septumpunctata Linn.) and estimation of cholinesterase activity in treated and untreated insects.